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About those UCI rules

Happy Friday, all! The UCI’s application of the 3:1 ratio rules is on the agenda for the next issue of The Spokesmen cycling podcast that I’m recording tomorrow with David Bernstein, Carlton Reid, Donna Tocci and Tim Jackson. Oh, and we have a special guest: Bob Roll. Let’s see if we actually get to it read more »

UCI: lawyer lips and knee socks

The organization which regulates most international sports competition in cycling has banned or limited a number of common practices now used in bicycle road races.

UCI to limit radio technology

The Union Cicliste Internationale (UCI), the world wide governing body for competitive cycling, is rumored to be drawing up rules to limit the radio technology used in bicycle races, according to this report in the French sports daily L’Equipe. An anonymous staffer at the UCI officer in Switzerland says the goal is to preserve the read more »

Gas jumps 75 cents with California carbon tax!

Energy groups warned of apocalyptic spikes in the price of gasoline in California when new cap-and-trade rules took effect on New Years Day 2015. These groups representing the interests of the oil industry ran ads on Facebook, YouTube and television; talked to every journalist who would listen; and bought influence from politicians such as Democratic read more »

Davis, California reduces fines for bicycle infractions

The city of Davis is the biking capital of America, where an estimated 20% of the population commutes to work on their bike. 40% of students on the UC-Davis campus who have a job also get to work by bike, according to U.S. Census American Community Survey Data. The high rate of cycling means a read more »

Happy Friday

Happy Friday, boys and girls. Stay tuned: I have photos of President Obama & his family riding bikes. For most of this summer I’ve biked the 22 mile distance to San Jose from my office in Menlo Park. I usually Caltrain to work in the morning, but yesterday I planned to bike in. Unfortunately, I read more »